RELEASE – JSX LAUNCHES HOP-ON FLIGHTS TO RENO–TAHOE FROM BURBANK
In Tandem With Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority and Regional Air Service Corporation, The Pioneering Hop-On Jet Service Introduces Hassle-Free Flights Between Southern California and “The Biggest Little City in the World”
(DALLAS, Texas) – September 4, 2020 – This Fall, JSX––the revolutionary hop-on jet service dedicated to
making short-haul air travel simple and joyful––launches service to “The Biggest Little City in the World” with roundtrip flights to and from Burbank. Air travelers can book online starting today at www.jsx.com for flights beginning on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Tickets start at $89 each way to/from Burbank.
In collaboration with the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) and Regional Air Service Corporation
(RASC), JSX is introducing service with four new round-trip flights per week between Reno and Burbank on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. The flights will operate between private terminals at Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and Hollywood Burbank International Airport (BUR). In partnership with the prominent tourism entities promoting air travel to Reno, JSX will provide a safe, worry-free flight experience for those seeking weekend getaways or essential business trips to the stunning Sierra Nevada mountain region.
“We are excited to partner with RTAA and RASC to offer new service between Burbank and Reno, and provide
the region with our innovative, simple and safe point-to-point service,” states JSX CEO, Alex Wilcox. “I’m very pleased with this collaboration and want to thank both the Airport Authority and the Regional Air Service Corporation for making this a reality. I know the residents of Reno–Tahoe will love our unique hop-on, crowd-free flights and we can’t wait to welcome them onboard.”
“We are excited to bring this innovative new service to Reno-Tahoe International Airport,” Jessica Sferrazza, Chair of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board, said. “In these challenging times, our airport slogan is We Move You, Safely. The JSX flight experience offers an easy, quick and safe way for passengers to travel without the crowds you see in most airports.”
The hop-on jet service’s new flight service between Burbank and Reno is widely supported by the Reno and Lake Tahoe communities and numerous entities within the region. The Regional Air Service Corporation (RASC) is made up of dozens of businesses, including lodging properties, business organizations, and destination marketing organizations, all with the shared purpose of supporting air service to Reno-Tahoe International Airport. It has long recognized the importance of connecting the Burbank and Reno markets, and through the cooperative outreach efforts of its partners, Reno-Tahoe International Airport and JSX, it is now able to provide this air service while bringing a new air carrier to the market.
“The Reno and Lake Tahoe community continues to once again show it’s true, resilient character as it seeks to support and find opportunities that connect the community to key markets in support of its strong tourism and business economies,” said Andy Chapman, Chairman of RASC. “We are excited to partner with the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and JSX to bring this new air service to both communities and look forward to continuing expanding this partnership.”
JSX’s hop-on service from Burbank to Reno, Nevada will begin on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from Stellar Aviation, a private Fixed Base Operator (FBO) terminal, located at 485 South Rock Blvd. at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.
With safety and security top of mind, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and crowd-free jet service have implemented robust health & safety initiatives that far exceed CDC, CBP, and local Department of Health guidance in order to offer Customers and Employees a safe travel experience. In addition, JSX has recently launched a cutting-edge safety and security initiative called ‘JSX Simpli-Fly’, which includes:
▪ Arriving just 20 minutes prior to departure at a private terminal thus minimizing dwell time
▪ First public U.S. air carrier to implement SafePointe TSS (Temperature Screening System) ®, a
real-time A.I.-enabled thermal screening system that accurately detects elevated body
temperatures without the customer stopping to look at a camera or device
▪ Increased aircraft and lounge sterilization throughout the day
▪ 2×1 seating configuration with a minimum of 36-inch pitch and no middle seats or overhead bins
▪ Advanced air circulation system with newly installed HEPA filters on every plane
▪ Seamless and contactless check-in boarding procedures – no shared TSA plastic bins or removing shoes
▪ Fast deplaning and limited bag handling, with bags delivered moments after arrival
▪ Free amenities for all customers including two checked bags, drinks, snacks, and complimentary cocktails inflight––no credit card exchanges needed
For further information on JSX’s expanded routes and to purchase tickets visit jsx.com.
Founded in 2016, JSX is a hop-on jet service that’s faster on the ground, more comfortable in the air and
competitively priced with flights starting from $89 each way. Recently honored by Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) as the 2020 “Best Overall Regional” air carrier in North America and by Fast Company as one of the “Most Innovative Companies” of 2020, JSX offers many industry-leading features including:
▪ Arriving just 20 minutes before the flight at private jet terminals with no long check-in lines or waiting at
▪ A quick, effortless security process that far exceeds TSA requirements; including thermal and weapons
▪ Valet parking, contact-less car rentals, and beautifully appointed lounges with free Wi-Fi;
▪ A bright, spacious, modern cabin interior, featuring:
o 30 comfortable leather seats, each with legroom comparable to domestic airlines’ business-class
service and no middle seats;
o Power outlets at every row;
▪ Free amenities for all customers including two checked bags, drinks, snacks, and complimentary cocktails
▪ Deplaning and baggage retrieval within minutes of arrival
▪ Extensive sterilization of lounges and aircraft
JSX flights may be booked directly through www.jsx.com or through codeshare partner JetBlue on multiple online travel sites. TrueBlue members may earn points on JSX flights.
JSX currently serves seven destinations daily from Burbank (BUR), Orange County (SNA), Oakland (OAK), East Bay/Napa/Concord (CCR), Las Vegas (LAS), Seattle-Boeing Field (BFI) and Phoenix (PHX) as well as seasonal and pop-up service to Mammoth Lakes, Dallas (DAL), Coachella Valley, and more.
JSX’s luxuriously appointed Embraer 135 and 145 jets may also be chartered for group trips, corporate events or other travel. For a custom quote, contact 800-iFLYJSX.
ABOUT RENO-TAHOE AIRPORT AUTHORITY
The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority receives no state or local funding. All operating revenues are derived from tenant and concession fees. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is the 66th busiest commercial airport in the United States, with more than 4.45 million passengers per year. For more details, visit www.renoairport.com.
ABOUT REGIONAL AIR SERVICE CORPORATION
The Regional Marketing Committee (RMC) was formed in June 2001 to provide additional incentives to maintain and grow air service at RNO and to promote the Reno and Lake Tahoe area as a year-round travel destination.
Meghan Patke | Alison Burns
Modern Currency PR
Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority